Barrafranca

Province of Enna

Barrafranca is a medieval small village rich in cultural attractions and traditions.

The current village of Barrafranca, once named Convicino, was founded by Francesco Barresi in 1330 who erected the main buildings of the old town centre. The most important monuments of the village are the Mother Church, built on the ruins of the ancient Church of San Sebastiano, has a Latin cross plan and three naves characterised by the famous Sicilian Baroque; the Church of San Benedetto, built with one nave, includes wonderful Baroque frescos and stuccos; the Church of Maria SS della Stella is the oldest church of Barrafranca and holds stunning Neoclassical stuccos.

People live here: 

12.929

Attractions:

Sagra della Biodiversità Barrese(5-6/09), typical food festival

Festa di Maria SS della Stella(September 8), it is an holy festivity which celebrates one of the Patron Saint of the village

Almond Fest, food festival

How to get there:

By Car:

From Palermo and Catania

Get on A19, exit Caltanissetta. Take SS640 and continue on SS626 Caltanissetta – Gela – Agrigento – Pietraperzia, exit Caltanissetta-Santa Barbara-Enna-Capodarso. Take SS 560/SS560.

Accommodations:

Hotel Al Ritrovo 4 *

http://www.hotelalritrovo.com/

Hotel Villa Trigona 4 *

http://www.villatrigona.com/?lang=it

B&B Diana

http://www.bebdiana.it/

B&B La Casa sulla Collina d’Oro

http://www.lacasasullacollinadoro.it/

B&B Villa Clementine

http://www.villaclementine.com/

Country House Masseria Bannata

http://www.agriturismobannata.it/

Country House Gigliotto

http://www.gigliotto.com/

Restaurants:

La Piramide Typical Food

Address: Viale Signore Ritrovato, 162, 94012 Barrafranca EN, Italy
Phone: +39 338 113 7728
Il Gelso Nero
Address: Corso Garibaldi, 202, Barrafranca EN, Italy
Phone: +39 0934 464147
Pizzeria Caprice
Address: Via Generale Cannada, Barrafranca EN, Italy
Phone: +39 0934 466636
Spizzicheria Sicilia Typical Food
Address: Via 13, P. Umberto I – 94012 Barrafranca (EN)
Mobile: +39 338 1971044
Filters
Nearby Towns in Enna
Previous Town
Next Town